Steph-mania has seeped into the WNBA

“Night night.”Image: Getty Images If it were not already apparent that Steph Curry is the popular kid who dictates whether 10th graders one- or two-strap their backpacks, fans needn’t look no further than the WNBA for proof. I debated if Sabrina Ionescu hitting a game-clinching 3 and striking the Steph “night night” pose against the … Read more

WNBA Touts Transformational Investment, With Laurene Powell Jobs, Condoleezza Rice And Nike Among New League Owners

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 14: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert (L) bumps fists with Allie Quigley … [+] #14 of the Chicago Sky after she won the 3-Point Contest during halftime of the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game at Michelob ULTRA Arena on July 14, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges … Read more

Report: Philadelphia might be in the running for WNBA expansion

The WNBA is looking to expand, and in the next few months, commissioner Cathy Engelbert is hoping to know exactly where. Philadelphia might be on the shortlist.  According to Chantel Jennings and Mike Vorkunov at The Athletic, the WNBA is down to a list of 10-12 cities and is aiming to identify one or two … Read more

WNBA, athletes blast Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 5, 2022 Former player Billie Jean King is seen after Spain’s Rafael Nadal wins the men’s singles final against Norway’s Casper Ruud REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 24 – The Women’s National Basketball Association issued a strongly … Read more

Becky Hammon on moving from NBA to WNBA: Las Vegas Aces saw me as ‘a head coach right now’

CNN  —  Glass-ceiling breaker Becky Hammon has interviewed for multiple NBA head coaching positions. She’s ready for the opportunity to be a head coach, but she hasn’t received an offer there. Hammon – who was hired as the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history – now has that top job, and it’s in … Read more

Here’s why the Warriors might be even better next season

Do Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Steve Kerr, Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Poole, Bob Myers and everybody else involved with this groggy and giddy franchise seem like they’re ready to wrap this all up and move aside after winning their fourth championship of this era? That answer is: Noooooo way. If anything, powering through the … Read more

Grading Christian Wood’s trade to the Mavs: instant reactions

Sure, the NBA Finals are still going on and we’re waiting to see if a new champion will be crowned Thursday night or if we’ll have to wait until Sunday. But that doesn’t mean the other teams aren’t working tirelessly to improve their rosters, acquire assets or start changing what their core looks like. With … Read more

Andrew Wiggins, Golden State Warriors’ free agents voice desire to stay

8:18 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Amidst the champagne showers that drenched Golden State’s locker room in the TD Garden, Jordan Poole and Andrew Wiggins hopped on Instagram Live to share the celebration with their followers. In the live stream, Poole looked at Wiggins and proclaimed, “You’re going to get a bag.” An … Read more